Month: October 2013

iPhone's had quicker but less accurate screen responses.
Many iPhone 5 users probably bought their device because of the improved processing chip or the touch ID sensor on the home button. However, there is another improvement that came about on the iPhone 5: faster display responsiveness. A recent test of the displays of Apple and Android devices by Agawi found that the iPhone 5…

The new iPads were released earlier this week.
Apple recently held its yearly iPad event earlier this week and the two biggest developments came in the form of the next generation iPad and iPad mini. Therefore, it is time for all of the tech people in the world to start breaking down the new advancements and features. Metro Weekly did a breakdown of the new iPad…

If a MacBook owner has their LCD screen fail, send it in to iResQ.
Volunteering time to lead student expeditions is a noble task for any adventurous person to undertake. However, as one Apple owner from Palo Alto, California, recently found out, it's not always the best environment for computers. A woman who has lead numerous treks for National Geographic took her MacBook with her on a recent expedition to South…

Send in broken iPhones to iResQ, as their technicians can handle any type of repairs.
Going to music concerts or festivals can be an enjoyable experience – hanging around with friends, enjoying a cold one and listening to some awesome bands. But as one festival goer from Brooklyn, New York recently discovered, rocking out to a jam session might not be the best for an iPhone. Carrying the device around all day in…

iPhones have dictating capabilities that could come in handy when texting or emailing.
Ever have too much trouble trying to type text into iPhone because of clumsy fingers? Don' t think that your typing is quick enough? Then dictating messages might be right for you. MacWorld's Kirk McElhearn recently discussed how to enable this feature on iPhone devices and shared some tips on how to get the most out of the dictation experience. To…

Older MacBook Airs may have faulty solid-state drives.
Those who have earlier editions of the MacBook Air might be in need of MacBook repair soon. Apple has discovered an issue with solid-state drives in older iterations of the Air that could result in data loss, ITProPortal contributor Chloe Albanesius reported. The problem is occurring in devices sold between June, 2012 and June, 2013, and…

There are cases available to prevent water damage in iPhone and Galaxy devices.
For as long as there is water, there will be smartphone users dropping their devices into it, often leading to iPhone repair. Apple recently offered water damage as a part of its AppleCare+ coverage. However, new cases for these phones aim to prevent water damage from occurring in the first place. GigaOM's Dave Greenbaum recently discussed…

Samsung Galaxy batteries have been swelling and bursting for many users.
There have been numerous recent reports about Samsung Galaxy batteries in both the S3 and S4 devices swelling, posing many potential issues. This has caused many users to send their phones back to the company. According to Trusted Reviews, the company will be offering free replacement batteries for customers who have the issue. Having only been out six months,…

The new iPhone 5S are outpacing iPhone 5C sales by a two-to-one margin.
With last month's debut of both the iPhone 5S and 5C, many tech industry experts wondered which one consumers would be most interested in. Well, that answer is resoundingly the 5S, despite the higher price tag, reported Bloomberg News. According to three recent surveys, sales for the 5S were outpacing sales of the 5C by at…

The Mavericks OS has plenty of new features that MacBook users should like.
MacBook owners often get excited over an announcement regarding a newer operating system. The latest from Apple, OS X Mavericks, is set to be released in the near future, causing many to wonder what the new features will be. ITechPost contributor James Geddes recently updated to a Golden Master of the new OS to test it out, finding five things that…